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Arthur W. Grove Family Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2011-084

Scope and Content

The Arthur W. Grove Papers includes personal and business correspondence and receipts dated from 1900 to 1946. Receipts within the collection regard hospital visits, taxes, real estate and pension deposits. Grove's personal and business correspondence consists of two letters regarding: the Norfolk & Western Railway Company pension fund and someone named Tom.

The Margaret F. Grove Papers contain bank checks and personal and business correspondence. There are three documents within the latter category. The first is a 1949 letter from her son Dave who, at the time, was in the hospital. The second is from 1954 and reports an annuity from the Railroad Retirement Act. Lastly, the third is a 1949 letter from Mary regarding the condition of Tom in Ohio.

The [Annie] Cliffie Grove Paper is the official notification of a position to teach in Roanoke, VA.


  • 1900 - 1957


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Arthur W. Grove Family Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Biographical Note

Arthur W. Grove was born in abt 1866 and died in 1946. He lived in Virginia and worked for the Norfolk & Western Railroad Company. His wife Margaret was born in about 1871. They had three children, including: Mary L (born abt 1892), Annie C [Cliffie] (born abt 1894), and David F (born abt 1899).


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 Box)

Language of Materials



The Arthur W. Grove Family Papers consists correspondence, receipts, and other documents relating to the family from 1900 to 1957.


The collection is arranged by individual by family member. Family members are listed alphabetically and within each grouping, materials are in chronological order.

Acquisition Information

Special Collections, Virginia Tech purchased the Arthur W. Grove Family Papers in July 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Arthur W. Grove Family Papers was completed in September 2011.

Arthur W. Grove Family Papers, 1900-1957
Andrea Ledesma, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
© 2011 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US